About College

Dayanand College of Arts offers regular B.A., B.A. Animation and B.A. Fashion Dress Design. The college also offers Post Graduate education in English, Hindi and Marathi on Grant- in-aid basis and Music and Public Administration on Non-grant basis. Facility of pursuing M. Phil in Hindi is also available along with the Recognised Research Centers in English, Hindi and Marathi. Almost 50% of the staff are recognized Research Guides in the respective subjects. Center for Distance Education- Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded has also been added into the available facilities. Arts College Library is one of the biggest which possesses over 92,000 books on various subjects. Recently the college has started P. G in Animation and VFX and Fashion Dress Design. The college has also introduced COCs in various subjects.


Accreditation status

  • The college is accredited by NAAC, Banglore with B++ grade in 2004.
  • Immediately after that IQAC cell was formed as per the guidelines of NAAC. It monitors the overall functioning and quality sustenance of the college



The college has already started the process of re accreditations.

Recognition and Affiliation

  • Dayanand College of Arts, Latur comes under 2(f) of UGC Act. It is a Grant- in -Aid College affiliated to Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded.
  • It runs 13 UG., 05 PG Courses (English, Hindi, Marathi, Public–Administration and Music)M.Phil (Hindi)
  • Research Centre (English, Hindi, Marathi)

Infrastructure information         

 The institution has a lush green spacious campus of 22.5 acres in the heart of the city. The campus accommodates various colleges of the Dayanand Education Society, Latur. Over 6 acres of area has been utilized for the playgrounds. The Society has constructed shopping complex, a spacious auditorium, canteen, and adequate parking slots. The institution through IQAC timely assesses and upgrades its infrastructural facilities like adequate number of classrooms, library resources, reading-rooms, information spaces, playgrounds, hostels, various units like NSS and NCC and strives to keep them in line with the growth and need of the changing scenario. The recommendations are approved by the LMC and adequate measures are taken up. In order to create and enhance the infrastructure that facilitates effective teaching and learning, the policy is framed according to the strength of students and faculties. The college building comprises of class-rooms, store room, staff room, N.C.C.room, sports room, ladies room, language lab etc. The students are provided other amenities like pure drinking water and clean toilets. The noteworthy feature of infrastructural amenities is that our college has a well equipped and spacious library building. It has a rich collection of useful textbooks and rare reference books.

 The institution strives to update its faculty with the latest happenings in the field of education. Taking into account the role of ICT in teaching-learning processes, the Institution has equipped every department with Laptops, and computers with Internet facility. E-access to the libraries, books and journals, articles and primary and secondary resources regarding the subject topics have been used by the faculties along with the library resources. This has been helping teacher-student community to keep themselves abreast with the latest developments in the respective domains of knowledge.

 The College has 25 well equipped and spacious class rooms to facilitate academic activities. The rooms are well furnished. The College has ICT Classrooms with the provision of  LCD Projectors, Multimedia learning, and internet access. Some programmes of the college like Fashion Dress Design, Animation and Web Design, English spoken classes have separate Computer labs. All the Departments are equipped with Computers  and Internet facility. The College has a well furnished seminar hall. The students of all departments are promoted for active involvement in seminars and Group Discussion. The College has well equipped laboratories for some departments like music, Geography, Fashion Dress Design, Animation and Web Design, and Language Lab etc.

There are 16 Subject wise Departments to cater for the need and support of the students outside the classrooms.

Source of funding           

The college comes under Grant-in-aid category and U.G.C. provides funds for granted courses. Non-grant courses are run on fees collected from students and some assistance by the Sanstha is sought for them

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